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Senior Manager - Community Programs

Australian Red Cross
  • Fulltime, permanent position
  • Hybrid working
  • Adelaide location

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

About the role

The role of the Senior Manager - Community Programs will encompass strategic and operational oversight of the Place-Based operations within SA and Community Programs, and strategic oversight of our Transport Operations including Red Cross’ metropolitan and regional presence.

Place based Programs, namely Ceduna Community Hub and Tiraapendi Wodli in Port Adelaide will require a level of strategic guidance within the scope of our First Nations leadership framework, with a need to negotiate the local and programmatic requirements alongside the internal Red Cross strategic alignment.

As a Senior Manager, you will also be responsible for strategic oversight of the metropolitan and regional Transport program across the State and oversee the strategy and operations of the Police Callouts Program in Adelaide and the Youth Development Hub in Port Lincoln. These programs and sites require leadership of teams on the ground, program direction and stakeholder management, contract management and regional office leadership, which includes property, WHS, risk management and community relationships.

About you

  • Demonstrated ability to use a data driven approach to monitor performance, identify issues, and develop and implement corrective actions
  • Demonstrated understanding of key drivers of success within teams to enable achievement of organisational goals
  • Ability to think and plan goals in the long term as well as in the present
  • Ability to operate under limited direction from senior employees and work with and lead teams and people from diverse backgrounds and create a collaborative working environment
  • Experience and deep understanding of aged and community care sector
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in providing programs to consumers from diverse backgrounds and cultures, including (but not limited to) First Nations, CALD and LGBTIQ+
  • Working with Children Check and Driver Licence are required for this role

Benefits that act for you, while you act for humanity

Financial wellbeing: In addition to your salary, you can take advantage of salary packaging that could provide you with a great way to reduce the amount of tax you pay - and get more from your salary. You can salary package up to $15,900 for living expenses (such as rent, groceries, utility bills); up to $2,650 for holiday accommodation and meals when dining out; Novated car leases; superannuation and purchase additional annual leave.

Health & Wellbeing: You can tap into specialist advice for nutrition, sleep, resilience and mindfulness. And access guided meditation and other wellbeing programs.

Work/Life Flexibility: You can access flexible working arrangements, paid ‘Me’ day just for you and a wide range of other paid leave options

Career development: Access to ongoing learning, training, and development courses

Further information 

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below.

For additional enquiries, please contact Sarah Strathearn on 0415 264 817 for a confidential discussion.

Position description: Senior Manager - Community Programs (HRC0085217)

Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

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